A User's Guide to Data Protection

Law and Policy

A User's Guide to Data Protection cover


Are you ready if a client wishes to make a data protection claim, or needs to defend one?
This title is a first port of call, providing clear guidance through the complex web of data protection issues and regulation.
The Fifth Edition includes analysis of new cases and in-depth coverage of:
- The Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill
- The Online Safety Bill
- New data fines
- New official documentation from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, and the Information Commissioner's Office
- New EU guidance from the European Data Protection Board and the European Data Protection Supervisor
- New EU data transfer rules, including those concerning controllers and processors
- Developing legal, practice and technology issues

This is an essential guide for IP practitioners, data protection and compliance officers, HR professionals, local authorities, as well as for academics and students of this area of the law.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Intellectual Property and IT online service.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Data Protection: How to Comply with the Data Protection Regime
1. Data Protection
2. Sources of Data Protection Law
3. Definitions
4. History and Data Protection
5. Principles
6. Ordinary Personal Data Lawful Processing Conditions
7. Processing Pre-Conditions: Prior Information Requirements and Transparency
8. Exemptions
9. Individual Data Subject Rights
10. Time Limits for Compliance
11. Enforcement and Penalties for Non-Compliance
12. Security of Personal Data
13. Outsourcing and Data Processors
Part 2 Inward Facing Organisational DP Obligations
14. Processing Employee Personal Data
15. Employee Data Protection Rights
16. Employee Considerations
17. Employee Monitoring Issues
Part 3 Outward Facing Organisational DP Obligations
18. Outward Facing Issues
19. Data Protection and Privacy by Design
20. Enforcement Powers
21. Transfers of Personal Data
22. ePrivacy and Electronic Communications
23. Electronic Direct Marketing and Spam
Part 4 New UK Regime
24. Background to the New UK Regime
25. The New Data Protection Act
Part 5 New EU Regime
26. New Regime
Part 6 Particular Issues
27. Data Breach
28. Data Protection Impact Assessment
29. Social Media
30. Leveson, the Press and Data Protection
31. Data Protection Officer
32. Brexit, Privacy Shield and Schrems
33. Other Data Protection Issues
Reference Links
Legislative Links
Forms and Documents Links
Complying with Data Protection
Objections to Marketing
Audit Checklist

Product details

Published 23 Nov 2023
Format Paperback
Edition 5th
Extent 512
ISBN 9781526527288
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Series A User's Guide to... Series
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Paul Lambert

Dr Paul Lambert BA LLB LLM, TMA, CTMA, Professor (…